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Margaret Gasby Greely

Margaret Gasby Greely, American marketing executive, entrepreneur. Recipient Kizzy award Black Women's Hall of Fame, 1980; selected as one of America's Top 100 Black Business and Professional Women, Dollars and Sense Magazine, 1986. Member American Marketing Association, National Academy television Arts & Sciences, American Film Institute, Museum Broadcasting.

Background

  • Greely, Margaret Gasby was born on October 23, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Wesley and Stella (Watkins) Greely.

  • Education

    • Divorced; 1 daughter, Janine Seals. A.A., Wayne County Community College, 1971. Bachelor of Arts, Wayne State University, 1972.

      Master of Arts in Public Administration, Harvard University, 1982. Community services manager United States Census Bureau, Detroit, 1975-1980. Communications consultant Gasby Communications, New York City, 1981-1984.

      Marketing director W National Educational Television/Thirteen, New York City, since 1984. Consultant Group W Cable, New York City, American Express Company, New York City, City of Philadelphia, City of Cincinnati. Host Black Viewpoint, Way of New York City-television.

      Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association Metropolitan Detroit, 1980. Member Friends of Boys Choir of Harlem, 1985. Committee member Jazz Mobile, 1985.

      President Center for Black Success, 1985.

    Career

    • Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association Metropolitan Detroit, 1980.

    Politics

    Leadership appointments should reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ.

    Religion

    Having created, God did not withdraw the divine presence or activity, but remained fully knowledgeable of and engaged with the world. This engagement includes revealing God and God's ways.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

    Membership

    Member American Marketing Association, National Academy television Arts & Sciences, American Film Institute, Museum Broadcasting.

    Personality

    Interests

    Racquetball; reading.

    Connections

    • father: Wesley Greely
    • mother: Stella (Watkins) Greely
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    Born October 23, 1946
    (age 71)
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